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Gary Wright

Archive for: October, 2011
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Things to come

24 October 2011  |  2921 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The MiFID review as expected is going to clobber the existing market causing massive changes in the execution and post execution of trades. Many people outside of trading will be very worried about the long term impacts on their business. While investors should be feeling a warm glow, as they will be finally be sure of getting a good deal. Attac...

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Now is the winter of our discontent

20 October 2011  |  3000 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This October, it’s 25 years since ‘Big Bang’ and with the current global financial and economic disaster inflicting everyone on the planet and protests against capitalism worldwide, a reflection on the last 25 years is called for. There has been many market and economic downturns over the past 25 years. They are a regular occurrence. Like winter ...

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Outsourcing:The loss of knowledge

19 October 2011  |  3685 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The last Post-Trade Forum debate was all about the pros and cons of outsourcing v internalisation. A cross industry panel of outsourcing experts debated with an audience of equal experts and thrashed ...

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Data: the need to take out the cost

14 October 2011  |  2549 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

According to the latest research over half of the world’s population is now connected by the Internet. Most of this connectivity has been achieved within the last decade with the remainder of the mode...

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Risks at UBS: Is it a honour story?

07 October 2011  |  3810 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It's a fact that risk systems are only as good as the people that monitor them. This has to be a board level down responsibility and it's good that UBS has received the resignations of two top manager...

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Corporate Data: What a Mess!

06 October 2011  |  3572 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Getting good accurate corporate data within an acceptable time frame for the market to make decisions and act you would think was problem that disappeared years ago. The fantastic increase communicati...

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An Obituary to Steve Jobs

06 October 2011  |  3042 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Genius is a over used word but in describing Steve Jobs it is just not enough. His imagination and will to succeed changed the world. Visionaries are short on the ground these days and the world has l...

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The People Factor in Post-Trade Risk

04 October 2011  |  3125 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Not surprisingly the risk focus for the finance industry has mainly concentrated on the front office but this is not even half the story of the actual risks that firms are taking, which inevitably get...

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Today I died

03 October 2011  |  1862 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Yes, sadly I died at 4.20pm today! This was the only solution to enable BT to merge my phone line (in my name) with my broadband account (in my wife’s name) in order to take up the offer of a joint p...

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